SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean discount store chain E-Mart Inc. said Wednesday that it will open an additional number of ‘Eco Refill Stations’ that sell refills of detergent and fabric softener.
Since September, E-Mart has been running Eco Refill Stations at a store in Seongsu-dong, Seoul and E-Mart Traders, a warehouse club, in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province.
The company plans to introduce Eco Refill Stations at four more outlets and two E-Mart Traders warehouses.
Eco Refill Stations are vending machines that sell eco-friendly refills of detergent and fabric softener made by Sugar Bubble Co.
Customers can benefit from discounts of 35 to 39 percent compared to regular prices.
E-Mart reported that an average of 1,000 customers use the stations each month, garnering a positive response from homemakers.
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